Agent-Based Modeling for Virtual Organizations in Grid

  • Yuqing Zhai
  • Yuzhong Qu
  • Zhiqiang Gao
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3252)


The Grid is an emerging technology for enabling resource sharing and coordinated problem solving in dynamic multi-institutional virtual organizations. In this paper, an agent-based modeling approach for virtual organization in Grid is proposed. An agent-based framework for virtual organizations is presented, and an ontology-based matchmaking mechanism in the framework is proposed. The agent-based approach can meet the requirements of scalable, dynamic, autonomous architecture of virtual organization, and fit in with the development of Semantic Grid.


Virtual Organization Grid Agent Ontology 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yuqing Zhai
    • 1
  • Yuzhong Qu
    • 1
  • Zhiqiang Gao
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringSoutheast UniversityNanjingP. R. China

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